Art Workshops and Training
Art Classes in Manchester
We frequently run programmes of creative workshops open to anyone over the age of 16 (apart from Saturday Art Clubs and Family Ceramics which are open to younger participants). Spark your creativity with one of our sessions and learn a new skill, connect with others or continue your professional development!
If you would like to receive an email when our new art classes in Manchester go live, you can sign up for the Public Creative Workshops mailing list here, and receive up-to-date, regular information about our exhibitions and events by subscribing to our Gallery Events mailing list. Or check here to see if we have any workshops now booking.
Please see cancellation policy and additional workshop-related information at the bottom of this page.
Jan – March 2020
|Price||Details & Bookings|
|Drink N Doodle
|£15||Monthly drawing social with a different theme each month. All abilities welcome from “can’t draw” to “can’t stop drawing!”. Details and bookings here.|
|£90||Developing hand building techniques such as thumb pots, coiling, slab building and decoration, Sharon will support you with your own ideas – if you have previously attended a course she will ensure that your pottery skills continue to grow! Price includes 2kg clay & firing. Details and bookings here.|
|Ceramics: Fortnightly Pottery Studio||£10 per session||Do you have some pottery skills but nowhere to practice? Come along to our monthly clay sessions and work on your own projects using our fantastic clay studio with the support of our fantastic Pottery Pioneers Team. Details and bookings here.|
|Monthly Saturday Art Clubs 11:00-15:30, Jan-July, Sept-Nov on the last Saturday of the month.||Suggested £2 donation||Adults & children welcome – arts activities are drop-in and run from 11:00-15:30. Click here for details.|
|Artist’s Networking Events||FREE||Artist / facilitator plus digital marketing training. Book here.|
|Ceramics: Sgraffito Storage Jar||£55||Explore ceramic sgraffito, a form of decoration created by scratching a surface to reveal a layer of a contrasting colour, with ceramic artist Alison Waters. Click here for details.|
|Sewing for The Terrified||£30-35||Do you own a sewing machine but don’t know how to use it or would like a bit more guidance? This workshop is just for you! Click here for details.|
Art for Wellbeing: Ottoman Mandalas Workshop
|£30-£35||Be inspired by patterns from the decorative Ottoman architecture of Istanbul. Click here for details.|
Terracotta Bird Feeder
|£30-£35||Explore the joy of working with terracotta! Click here for details.|
|Watercolour Skies||£25||Discover the wonder of watercolour with local artist Sue Diskin. Click here for details.|
|Pottery Pets||£35-£40||Sculpt your own pet from clay, creating a piece of truly priceless and characterful art! Click here for details.|